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he was no stranger to storytelling himself. >> one time he said to me, "you how lucky we were when we played for the colts?" i used to call him "bugs" because he had big eyes.he said, "because they still remember had a way of telling stories. gerry sandusky will be leading our coverage which we will carry live right here on channel 11. that will start at 11:00. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. police are investigating a shooting last night in east baltimore. it happened just before 9:30. somebody shot a man in the arm. detectives searched the surrounding area but have not made an arrest.
investigators a warning the public about a couple of burglars who knocked on people's doors and try to rob the place. we are mad and upset, sick. >> they had planted out well. they had to know that we were old here. >> the latest case involves a couple in aberdeen on wednesday afternoon. knockedle says the men on their door asking to look at their property. housen snuck inside the and robbed the couple. authorities are asking for the public's help. this is the third case in the last six weeks. >> we do have detectives assigned to the case. from thenformation public.
maybe they saw something suspicious. >> those incidents happen in joppa, belair, and now in aberdeen. the suspects were seen driving a large pickup truck. the men had dark hair and dark complexions. anyone with information should call the sheriff's office. forstigators are looking two separate armed robbers. a woman was robbed at an atm in edge would --edgewood. anyone with information should call the harford county sheriff's office. >> testimony continues in the karla porter murder for hire trial. she told the jury she suffered a lifetime of physical and mental abuse at the hands of her husband, ray.
she told the jury her husband controlled every aspect of her life and hit and kicked her. defense attorneys asked why she never did anything about it. she believed her husband would kill her. a judge sentenced robert jarrett to 30 years in prison. he was convicted of killing his wife in 1991 and tearing her body in the backyard. her body was found in april of last year, or than 20 years after he first reported her missing. >> president obama may have canceled his sitdown meeting with russia's president of the administration is showing they illing to workr together. tracie potts has more on the
story. >> good morning. state will bes of meeting in washington. it is expected to be intense. >> we had a lot of fish to fry, so to speak. >> john kerry and chuck hagel will sit down with their russian counterparts today. the relationship with the countries has become chilly. >> if you are not making counterproposals, we cannot have a discussion. >> common ground has been steadily decreasing. disagreements over syria and the final straw, russia granting asylum to edward snowden. >> there is ample justification to return mr. snowden to the united states.>> those issues leading president obama is pulling out of a summit with the russian
president. >> the relationship was not at the point to have a presidential-level meeting. >> this puts extra pressure on today. the hope is they can make progress on the issues and find some common ground. >> i would hope that the russians would come to washington with some responses to proposals that we have been making for the last three or four months. >> president obama is expected to talk about his decision not to attend that conference later today at a news conference. >> what else is the president expected to address? >> we are still waiting for the white house to give us full details.we're pretty sure that the terror alert that forced the government to shut down several embassies andconsulates will be on the agenda. you apologize for calling tracie potts. >> i love tracie potts.
that is ok. >> good to see you. >> thank you. the oneso get closer to year anniversary of the perry hall high school shooting. this year parents and students will notice some changes. a new security system requires visitors to have their drivers license scanned. says he still relies on what students here and say over social media. students to report to us and to their parents and to any adult who will then report to us and then we institute our already standing procedures in investigating the nature of why a student name was given to us. >> new high-tech security amera are being installed. research officers will have
handheld metal detectors. his father says he will be at school on the first day of school. police are investigating a suspicious package. this happened on perry hall boulevard just before 4:00 yesterday. some reported a suspicious package near an apartment building. officials say no one was hurt and no evacuations were necessary. >> 6:10. wone know three people the big powerball jackpot. >> maryland did have one bank winner. next week all marylanders will be winners. >> we still have some rain in
stadium from the concert last night. jay-z and jt. i am that cool. there was a stan stovall siding last night. >> in the traffic. >> we are still watching the same cold front inching its way over towards the east coast. i do not think it will go through here until tomorrow morning. it will be warm and humid. see scattered showers and thunderstorms develop. things will get better over the weekend. the dew points are in the low to mid 70's. a kind of feels very tropical to start the day. i do not expect a lot of precipitation for the morning commute. just a couple of of sprinkles in the far northern suburbs. maybe a fuse prickles in the northern part of frederick
county. the morning commute should be ok. some thunderstorms will develop later today. that is our forecast. and temperature between 84 89. into the weekend, the front will go through tomorrow morning. a chance for rain to start the day on saturday. a high near 86. it should be less humid on sunday and monday. most of the weekend will be ok. coming up on 6:16. >> you do sound extremely cool. let's see what is going on on the area roads. it has been kind of busy. the latest along falls road at middletown road. westbound 100, we have a crash still clearing.
18 miles per hour just prior to that crash. a crash reported southbound on 97, and overturned vehicle just past generals highway. southbound on the j.f.x., a live picture ruxton road, pretty good shape in towards the city. looking good on 70 at 29. no problems reported in towards the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> crews are still battling a major wildfire in southern california this morning. 14,000e is now covering acres. so far nine people have been hurt including some firefighters. the fire is only 20% contained. president obama was signed bipartisan student loan bill into law.
it will cut interest loans keeping them lower for students. the rates will be tied financial markets. they will likely rise in the future. the president will hold a press conference later this afternoon at the white house. one of the three winners has come forward. paul white is the winner from minnesota. he came forward to claim his $ winnings. 16 workers at a garage in new jersey won one of the two other winning tickets. one winner from calvert county matched the first five numbers, which was good for $1 million.
trucks are trying to take the pain out of waiting for those long lines. our military may be getting a new look. their uniforms could be more uniform. jane king has the bloomberg business report. good morning to you, jane. >> good morning. happy friday to you. there are 10 different designs of camouflage uniforms being used by our troops. the move could save millions of dollars to whittle that down to one look. lawmakers should look for ways to trim costs. this would affect future contracts for the clothing manufacturers nationwide. the pentagon spent about $300 million preparing new camouflage uniforms. stocks were higher yesterday,
not by a lot. we had three down days in a row for the dow and s&p. this morning it is looking flat for the start of things today. theme parks are fun but standing in long lines is a drag. they try to give patrons pagers to tell them when it is their time to ride. some parks even despise entertainments where lines are extra long. that helps drive the traffic. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. back to you. >> thank you and have a great weekend. >> a tax break for maryland shoppers is just a few days away now. maryland shoppers will not have to pay the 6% tax on clothing and shoes that cost less than $100.
peter franchot helped kick off tax-free week at towson town center. it begins this sunday and runs through next saturday, august 17. the savings continue with baltimore county restaurant week. in thecked off yesterday hunt valley towne center. a number of restaurants will offer special deals starting with sunday. 52 restaurants are taking part and will feature fixed menus for meals during lunch and dinner. you can find a list of those restaurants on our website, wbaltv.com. >> now weather and traffic on the 1's. >> weather-wise, not so bad for the morning commute. once we get into the afternoon, some thunderstorms are likely to develop. 76 and dry at the airport.
the dew points are running in the low to mid 70's. watch for lighting in the afternoon if you're taking the boat out today. wave heights one to two feet. we will do the seven-day forecast and the beach forecast coming up. >> good morning. delay was we are not doing too bad. 100, this accident has been here for a while. we have 23 miles per hour approaching that seen. traffic is pretty jammed up in that area. we have an accident on falls road. southbound 97, a left lane closure. so far so good on the j.f.x.. traffic is running smoothly down toward cold spring.
that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. 6:22. the orioles had thursday off. keith mills has highlights of the ravens'game last night. here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. hope you have them. [ male announcer ] now you can get a kindle fire hd, with high def screen, ultra-fast wi-fi
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from dunkin' -- get any bakery sandwich on a soft, warm pretzel roll today. america runs on dunkin'. >> good morning. the ravens back home this morning. they beat the bucs last night. it was a night when dark clouds rolled in over the stadium. the skies opened up. joe flacco try to open up the ravens offense. he was intercepted by danny gorrer. joe was seven for nine. all ravens after that. bernard pierce making a big difference. 20-yard touchdown. he goes down hard. late first half. anthony allen dives in. 34 seconds left in the half.
the ravens by four. back for the punt. he goes in untouched and blocks the on. cores in about 30 seconds. laquan williams caught a touchdown in the second half by tyrod taylor. the ravens roll and will play atlanta at home. chris tillman goes for his 15th win as the orioles lay the giants. the birds are five at half games back of the red sox. the red sox got shut down last thet by the tigers -- tigers beat the indians last night. they are stampeding through the american league central lineup. prince fielder with a big r.b.i. the tigers roll-on. second round of the pga championship coming up.
tiger woods was playing well until his final hole. the flop shot did just that. he doubled bogle the whole. he and phil mickelson are one over. man, they make it look so easy sometimes. oh! >> look at that. scott is in the lead. he is the masters champion from this year. laquan williams throwing his helmet into the ring. >> he was stepping up. >> he was a senior will my oldest son was a freshman. >> that is pretty cool. >> thank you, keith. >> 76 degrees at the airport. >> honoring the life of artie donn
>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> i am sarah caldwell. thank you for joining us this morning. looking for a man in these pictures. he tried to rob the bank of america on thursday morning. anyone with information should call the carroll county sheriffs office. lottery agency says the state's and casinos generated more than $820 million. that number is up some 27.6% from the previous year. the education trust fund will receive $284 million this year. additionsre two new to the national zoo in
washington, d.c. onlyare only -- there are 400 sumatra tigers left in the wild. >> 6;31. time for traffic and weather together on the 1's. >> there will be a little bit of sunshine peeng through. we will see some hit and miss storms develop. here's some good news for the morning commute. i do not see a lot of rain around baltimore this morning. the temperatures are in the 70's. scattered thunderstorms will develop in the afternoon. high temperature of 87. we have a chance to absorb the information. the chance for rain will decrease on saturday. it will be just fine for the
rest of the weekend. sunday and monday will be july with temperatures in the 80's -- sunday and monday will be dry. >> thank you. a few problems we are monitoring. inhave a building fire baltimore. watch for closures. falls road, tracking an accident. the harrisburg expressway looks ok. there is a problem on southbound 97. a live picture from in the white marsh area. southbound traffic is still up to speed toward the fort mchenry. we are moving well at harford road. like fine over towards the 83's. problem free so far on the west side. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> remembering art donovan. headmily and friends will
to north baltimore for a funeral service for the baltimore colts legend. >> jennifer franciotti is live with more on the story. >> good morning. hundreds of people are expected to attend the funeral. they are here to pay tribute to a man who had a huge personality and a great big heart to go along with it. born in the bronx and so authentically baltimore, number 70 kept us laughing with his unique way. a hall of fame are on the field. just a lovable character off the field. artie donovan loved life and loved people. >> one time he said to me, "you holucky we were when we played what, buolts?"i said gs? i used to call him "bugs" because he had big eyes. "because they still remember us." >> and now the sports legends museum is honoring hall of famer artie donovan with a special display.the tribute
features a colts jersey, the book "fatso," and four new photos of him. two of him are as a marine serving in guam.whether you saw him play or watch some on the late-night talkshow circuit, just about everybody has a story about artie, including coach harbaugh, who was supposed to meet him this week. >> there was a dinner at the hyatt before one of our games. my dad was in town. he heard that art donovan was going to be there. he wanted to see if they could meet him. they drank schlitzes all night. art was telling stories. they really hit it off real schlitz was his signature drink. artie was used to playing in front of a packed crowd. it will likely be standing room only at the cathedral.
the funeral is today at 11:00. gerry sandusky will be leading our coverage. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. police arrest a woman they say attacked a man with a golf club. she now facesirst-degree assault. it happened on wednesday morning in columbia. the man was walking his dog when she attacked him with the golf club. officials say they know each other and the man suffered minor injuries. >> police answer questions at a meeting following last week's random attack of a jogger. the public safety meeting was held last bite in response to the attack. a man attacked a female jogger. she bit the suspect and was able to get away. the attacker is as young as 16
and used a nick cap -- a knit cap to try to strangle the attacker. >> what is on paper is one thing. what his intentions are is something else. we are concerned. use the meeting to give crime prevention tips. they say to you that any items if that is what the attacker wants. avoid going to a different location. holding ant obama is news conference at the white house this afternoon. there is a lot to address. tracie potts has the latest from washington. why don't you asked that question tomorrow. >> today is the day that president obama will make the most of it.
the field tohas himself. he can dominate the headlines over the next couple of days. >> we have a lot of fish to fry, if you will, with the russians. >> new consulate closure today in pakistan. that makes 20 posts in all. and russia ranting temporary asylum to edward snowden. that prompted the president to cancel his trip to moscow. >> i think the administration felt it had no choice. with hiserry meets russian counterpart later today in washington. >> he has much to discuss with including working through disagreements like missile defense and arms control. >> the world's greatest
superpowers at odds and not even talking. the summit is off. the present may meet with president putin at the summit in russia. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 76 degrees at the airport. >> two major artists brought down the house at amity tank down the house at amity tank stadium last night -- at caramel mocha. caramel almond. caramel turtle. [ sighs ] that would've been awkward. with dunkin's caramel iced coffee flavors, there are more ways than ever to love caramel. try the new caramel coconut today.
>> now weather and traffic on the 1's. checking on a few problems for your friday morning commute. we have an accident at falls road. 83 is a good alternate. baltimore street, you may find some delays because of fire department delays. the left lane is shut down at generals highway because of an overturned vehicle. 95, aroundeeds along 65 miles per hour. up to speed down to the white marsh area. that is where things start to build approaching the beltway. checking the west side at pike pike, just starting to see some brake lights. that is the latest on traffic
pulse 11. >> thank you. good morning. this evening, some bigger showers will develop. some of those will produce locally heavy amounts of rain. 76 at the airport. f and on showers and thunderstorms today. there could be some rain each day at the beach through sunday. do not cancel your beach plans. we will do the seven-day forecast in three minutes. >> thank you. they are two of the biggest musical acts in the entire will. timberlake. justin they took to the stage. they are on tour and they were at m&t bank stadium last night. they put on quite a show. we have some pictures from the
show. someone else was at the concert last night. >> she must have left the concert and came right to work. i sent the kids. the concert wasn't over until 12:30 this morning. next time i might leave the kids at home. >> we will go. >> i like that idea. 76 degrees at the airport. >> one more look at this morning's top stories.
>> time to check your friday morning commute. we start along falls road at middletown road. we hear a vehicle is into a tree. there could be some closures. baltimore street in the city, we have fire activity. the j.f.x. in good shape. we have delays on southbound 97. the left lane is closed. 20 miles or our. no backups to report i-95 from the tydings memorial bridge down
havres hoppity grace -- de grace. 12 minutes on the west side. those delays are starting to fall into place at pik baltimore national pike. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. for thes are pretty dry start of the morning commute. we have the same set up as yesterday. a cold front is inching its way towards the coast. it will come through on saturday morning. it is grabbing moisture from the golf of mexico. there could be some thunderstorms later today. 73 in parkton. the dew points are running in the low 70's. that is why it feels so tropical. nothing of any significance
showing up on doppler. we have a shower south of hagerstown answer sprinkles up and york county. those will continue to drift to the east. the best chance for rain will be on your way home for work. a chance for a few showers this morning. maybe a few thunderstorms this afternoon. high temperature between 84 and 89. the front should go through tomorrow morning. 86. less humid on sunday and monday. highs in the mid 80's. another front goes through on tuesday. he is an nfl hall of fame and baltimore colts legend. later today, artie donovan will be laid to rest. jennifer franciotti is live with more on today's big story. good morning.
>> good morning. i know you got a chance to meet on a donovan. connection, we are talking about a man who could light up a room and make you smile. right now the sports legends new gm wants you to check out a display. a special display in honor of art donovan. four you pictures of him. two of him were as a marine serving in guam. if you had a chance to meet him, you had a story to tell.he's so i like to tell stories. me, youime he said to how lucky we were when we played for the colts? he had big eyes. because they still remember us. >> the tribute will be held here
at the cathedral of mary our queen. our coverage begins at 11:00 and will be led by gerry sandusky. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. back to you. >> folks will remember artie donovan for a long time. thank you. investigators are warning the public about a recent string of burglaries. the latest happened on wednesday afternoon in aberdeen. man had the couple in the backyard. the other stock into the house and still a number of items. the suspects were seen last drive a large pickup truck. anyone with information should call the sheriff's office. maryland shoppers will receive a bit of a tax break at the cash register starting on sunday.
it is tax-free week. state officials including peter franchot helped kick off the fourth straight year of tax-free week at the towson town center. it starts on sunday and runs to next saturday. it is the freeseas and but the baltimore ravens looked really good last night in tampa. the starters played just a few series and played good. the reserves really showed up good. the ravens beat the buccaneers 41-16. next up the ravens will host the falcons next week. the falcons lost to the bengals last night. >> now weather and traffic on the 1's. >> checking your morning commute. there are some accidents to watch for.
we start along falls road and middletown road. a vehicle into a tree. baltimore street just pass gilmore street, a building fire to avoid. the left lane is still closed because of an overturned vehicle. onmiles per hour going south 97. a slowdown on the outer loop west side at baltimore national pike. 54 miles per hour on southbound 295. 95 running smoothly out of cecil county. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. any problemsexpect for the morning commute. let's look at the forecast. a chance for a shower this morning. a mix of clouds and sun. high temperature of 80 seven with scattered thunderstorms going into this evening. there could be some flight delays on the eastern portion of
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>> here are some stories you'll find at 7:00 a.m. on wbal plus. this man has a big vision for his home. how he's building it from the ground up without any blueprints. >> do mosquitoes seem to love to bite you believe your family and friends alone? plus the latest traffic and weather updates. >> those miscued is always get mosquitoes always get me. we start with falls road at middletown road. we have a neck sent. take 83 instead. -- we have an accident. watch for fire department activity. 97 pass generals highway, the left lane is closed. >> right now it is not bad.
just a few sprinkles. some of those storms will produce locally heavy amounts of rain. high near 87. it will improve over the weekend. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25. >> this is a wbal-tv 11 editorial with president and general manager dan joerres. >> while walking or driving, you can see everything from food containers to furniture strewn along streets and roads, and it's not a pretty sight. in an effort to improve the view, mayor stephanie rawlings- blake launched "clean up baltimore," a campaign to remind city residents and visitors to use pedestrian litter
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wildfire grows bigger threatening hundreds of homes. >> new this morning, the fbi expands the search for 16-year-old hannah anderson and her alleged abductor amid fears he could be armed with explosives as her father speaks out to us in a new interview. and pie anxiety. the contest with jimmy that had me free fallon today, friday august 9th, 2013. from nbc news, this is today with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. go ahead, have your fun. good morning everyone. welcome to today. i'm savannah guthrie. >> i'm willie geist with al roker and natalie morales. matt has the morning off. >> see savannah.
>> the glasses don't make you look more intellectual. they serve a purpose because of the pie in the face. >> i had a pie in my face, do you know it's quite irritating to eyes. >> cream. >> banana cream pie. my eyes are as red as can be although willie doesn't feel sorry for me. >> now that you mention it -- >> so i'm wearing my glasses and this is all part of an interview. jimmy is going to be here later on. he has great news about his new little girl. lots to talk about and my utter humiliation. >> that's a tough way to learn you're allergic to banana cream pie. >> i can eat it. i just can't snort and read it. >> we have an expression savannah pulled a savannah. i'm glad you lived up to your reputati reputation. >> did i ever. >> we have a big concert. flo rida. he is like the house band. we love him so much. he's here. >> when we need him, we call him, he comes in.
we'll hear from him. >> all right but we're going to start with the wicked weather. we have it covered for you this morning from the raging wildfire in california to the rains producing dangerous flash floods. that's where we'll begin with kerry sanders. he's in hard hit nashville this morning. kerry, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. today will be a day of clean up. folks having to shovel out mud inside their homes or bigger jobs like here. a construction crew is going to have to come in. this building was hit by a flash flood. it was lifted off it's foundation and moved 30 feet and when the waters receded it deposited it right here in a parking lot. >> reporter: they're singing a very wet tune in parts of the music city. >> your heart is beating out of your chest because you're so scared. >> reporter: flash flooding forced residents to their roof tops and rescuers into the neighborhoods. >> coming completely into the house and covered up everything. about 4 feet inside the house. >> reporter: up to 8 inches of